GSh-30K

30-mm TWIN-BARREL
AIRCRAFT CANNON

Intended for mounting on helicopters (Mil-24P). It is a modification of GSh-30 30mm twin-barrel aircraft cannon.
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  • Specifications

Ammunition type ........................ GSh-6-30
Caliber ......................................... 30 mm
Rate of fire
high ............................................. 2000-2600 rds./min
low .............................................. 300-400 rds./min
Weight
gun .............................................. 126 kg
round .......................................... 0.832 kg
projectile .................................... 0.390 kg
Muzzle velocity ............................ 940 m/s
Ammunition load ....................... 250 pcs.
  • Extended barrels

Increased muzzle velocity due to extended barrels being a major peculiarity of the gun.

  • Barrel life and thermal-shock resistance

The compact independent water-evaporating barrel cooling system provides for thermal shock resistance when discharging the complete ammunition load and, hence, extended barrel life.